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The Great American Train Wreck Isn’t Going Away

CYBER

20-12-2023 • 57 mins

On February 3, a train crashed in East Palestine, Ohio releasing toxic chemicals into the air. Almost a month later, another train owned by the same company also derailed in Ohio. That’s not all. Trains in Charlotte are running slower than they should. NYC can’t fit trains into its new station. The list goes on and on.

What the hell is going on with mass transit in America?


If you’re a long time Cyber listener, you might already know some of the answers to this question. That’s thanks to returning champion, Motherboard senior writer Aaron Gordon.


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‘We Had All the Issues That Town Has:’ East Palestine Is Not the First or Last Derailment Disaster


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